Cost of living in Pyongyang, North Korea compared to Anchorage, Alaska, United States

warning WARNING! Pyongyang has artificial and unrealistic official exchange rates. You can also get this comparison using the parallel street rate in Pyongyang.
TOTAL - 8%
warning WARNING!  This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 291 prices entered by 58 different people.
These prices were last updated on January 19, 2017. Exchange rate: 0.00111 USD / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 8% cheaper than in Anchorage, Alaska (United States)

For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require $3,125 in Anchorage, Alaska you would need to make just about $2,872 (2,585,175 ₩) in Pyongyang.

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